Is mindfulness key to helping physicians with mental health?
December 8, 2021
“When we go into our state of deep rest in the meditation practice, which is two to five times more restful than sleep, it heals those stress scars.”
CDC unveils mental health protection plan for health care workers
November 22, 2021
“It’s long past time for us to care for the people who care for all of us and address burnout in our health care workers,” said U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy.
Growing evidence supports repurposing antidepressants to treat COVID-19
November 19, 2021
“We can’t tell if the drugs are causing these effects, but the statistical analysis is showing significant association,” said Dr. Marina Sirota.
Antidepressant may cut COVID-19–related hospitalization, mortality: TOGETHER
October 29, 2021
In the latest study, fluvoxamine-treated patients had a 32% reduction in hospitalizations and emergency visits, compared with those in the placebo group.
‘Empathy fatigue’ in clinicians rises with latest COVID-19 surge
September 17, 2021
It is not shameful for clinicians to acknowledge that they experience emotions such as frustration, anger, sadness, and anxiety, said Dr. Mona Masood.
‘Deeper dive’ into opioid overdose deaths during COVID pandemic
September 1, 2021
Results also showed that, compared to 2019, significantly more men died from overdoses in 2020 in Colorado and Indiana.
State-of-the-art psych unit designed with recovery in mind
July 13, 2021
The new unit is designed both architecturally and clinically to deliver 'trauma-informed' care.
High rates of work-related trauma, PTSD in intern physicians
June 22, 2021
About 10% of participants screened positive for PTSD by the end of the internship year, compared with a 12-month PTSD prevalence of 3.6% in the general population.
Child suicides drive Colorado hospital to declare state of emergency
June 4, 2021
"I've been in pediatrics for two decades and have never seen anything like this before," said Dr. David Brumbaugh.
How to make resident mental health care stigma free
March 8, 2021
Opt-out programs offer a counterbalance to many negative tendencies in residency, said Dr. Lisa Meeks.